Beating Locked In Syndrome Clodah Dunlop is a police officer that experienced a brain stem stroke in 2015 and woke to find herself locked in an unresponsive body with no means of communication other than the ability to blink.
How I Rescued My Brain. How I Rescued My Brain is a book by Author and Psychologist David Roland. In this episode of Recovery After Stroke podcast, we talk about the lead up to David’s stroke how his profession came in handy while on the path to recovery and how he has changed his life since that fateful day.
The Stroke Of An Artist with Tracy Markley. The stroke of an artist. Due to the gap in care for stroke patients after they leave rehabilitation, many stroke survivors seek out complimentary methods to help them overcome their deficits. When I was in rehabilitation I had 3 hours of rehabilitation every day 5 days a week for 4 weeks but … Read More
Change Career After Stroke If you are like me you probably needed to change career after stroke. You may have some ideas you have not taken action on you may be part of the way there and not yet turned a profit, what ever the reason you are looking to make a change the journey to re inventing yourself can … Read More
Is faster stroke recovery achievable? Stroke Podcast Episode 34 – Having experienced 3 brain haemorrhages in as many years and brain surgery to repair the AVM (arterial venous malformation) in his head, Bill has had first hand experience in what is required to create environment for a faster stroke recovery. In this special episode of the Transit Lounge Podcast, Bill Gasiamis … Read More
Childhood Stroke Recovery Stroke Podcast Episode 33 – Peter Dempsey is recovering from Aphasia after a Childhood Stroke when he was only four years of age. According to aphasia.org Aphasia is described as “an impairment of language, affecting the production or comprehension of speech and the ability to read or write. Aphasia is always due to injury to the brain-most commonly … Read More
Intensive Care Support Stroke Podcast Episode 32 – Many people who experience a stroke may need to spend some time in the intensive care unit. Is your loved one currently in hospital in the ICU (Intensive Care Unit)? Patrik Hutzel is an Intensive Care nurse who provides support services for families who’s loved ones are in a serious health crisis … Read More
What is an achievable stroke recovery timeline? Stroke Podcast Episode 31 – I get asked a lot of questions about stroke, the most common being, how long will it take for me to recover from stroke? Although there is no stroke recovery timeline for each unique stroke there are some things we can do to get back to health as … Read More
Blood clot stroke recovery. Stroke Podcast Episode 30 – Donna Bouten is a carer for her partner and recently experienced a blood clot stroke that she is recovering well from. Blood Clot Stroke is the most common stroke. Some stroke foundations report that up to 87% of strokes are cause by blood clots. It is the most common form of … Read More
Brain Stem Stroke Stroke Podcast Episode 29 – Antonio Iannella, is father, musician and a brain stem stroke survivor. In 2009 at the age of 38 he experienced a haemorrhagic stroke while on the trip of a lifetime with his family in Vietnam. Antonio spent eleven days in a Saigon hospital, five of which in intensive care while waiting for a rescue … Read More
How to get back to running after stroke Stroke Podcast Episode 28 – Getting back to running after stroke with foot drop was not really something on Donna’s mind until her early 40’s. At 8 years old, Donna survived a stroke (and other serious complications) and doctors said she would never walk or talk again. At 14, she was in a … Read More
Neural plasticity and rewiring your brain. Stroke Podcast Episode 27 – If you have had a similar experience with stroke as I, Rewiring the brain may be just as important to you as it to me. After I experience 3 brain bleeds between 2012 and 2014. I have left no stone unturned while on the search to recover the deficits that … Read More
Stroke Recovery Stroke Podcast Episode 10 – Clare Coffield’s stroke recovery has been challenging but rewarding. Clare’s life’s experiences have all been vital in teaching her the skills she needed to recover from stroke after a recent Brain Bleed. As a result of the stroke Clare had been left with deficits to her arm and leg and she underwent rehabilitation to learn how to walk … Read More
Can hypnotic suggestion help when managing pain after stroke? Stroke Podcast Episode 26 – While there are many pharmaceutical products to help when managing pain after stroke that are very successful the long term use of pills is not ideal. When I recently met the latest guest on the stroke podcast I couldn’t help but wonder whether there are other tools … Read More
How to Heal Your Body with Sally Thurley After a life of intense spiritual search, overcoming personal traumatic obstacles, chronic illness, dedication to spiritual practice under a self-realized master and being called to take her spiritual experience and knowledge to the world, Sally Thurley is the ultimate spiritual mentor and teacher on how to live in the world embodying grace. … Read More